The largest dark web market for illegal goods is no more

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body” data-component=”trackCWV”> Two of the three largest dark web markets are closed for business. The Department of Justice and Europol announced Thursday that they have that served hundreds of thousands of customers trying to get their hands on illegal goods online. While you or I can easily buy groceries, electronics and clothes online,…

Bitcoin proves double-edged sword for criminals

US authorities have said they were able to access the ‘private key’ to the hackers’ bitcoin account of ransomware hackers Darkside Regulators have repeatedly criticised the growth of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin because of their popularity with criminals but the technology’s transparent transactions can also work against law breakers. The lesson is one that has…

German police make arrests over massive child pornography website

BERLIN, May 3 (Reuters) – German police have uncovered one of the world’s largest underground websites for darknet markets onion address child pornography with more than 400,000 users and arrested four people connected to the platform, darknet market dark market list prosecutors said on Monday. The “BOYSTOWN” platform has existed since at least June 2019…

Judge rejects plea deal for darknet child porn purveyor

COLLEGE PARK, onion dark website Md. (AP) – A federal judge rejected a plea agreement on Wednesday that called for 15 to 21 years in prison for a man authorities described as the world´s largest purveyor of child pornography. Eric Eoin Marques is entitled to withdraw his guilty plea from last year if the judge…

German police take down one of the world's biggest child porn sites

German police have taken down one of the world’s largest child porn sites with over 400,000 members and arrested four people accused of running it. The site, dark market 2024 known as BOYSTOWN and accessible only via the so-called Darkweb, had existed since July 2019 and was used for the worldwide exchange of child porn….

Police bust one of the world's largest child pornography rings

German prosecutors say they have busted one of the world’s biggest international darknet market platforms for child pornography, used by more than 400,000 registered members, including from the US, Australia and . Frankfurt prosecutors said in a statement together with the Federal Criminal Police Office that in mid-April three German suspects, said to be the…

More than 150 arrested in global crackdown on Darknet traders:…

THE HAGUE, Oct 26 (Reuters) – At least 150 people have been arrested by European and U.S. authorities after a joint crackdown on traders of drugs, darknet market markets onion weapons and other illicit goods on darknet market e-commerce sites, Dutch media reported Tuesday citing police agency Europol. Cash and cryptocurrency worth 26.7 million euros…

Inside busted illegal $220million darknet data centre

Footage has emerged of the inside of a five-storey abandoned underground NATO bunker built with 31inch thick concrete walls in Germany allegedly converted by criminal gangs into a high tech data centre to host darknet market websites.  An Australian man was arrested on Monday accused of running a $220million illegal darkweb marketplace – called the biggest…

A Simple Trick For Darkmarket 2024 Revealed

In the digital era, the internet has become an integral part of our lives, connecting people and businesses globally like never before. However, beyond the realm of the surface web that we access through search engines such as Google, lies a mysterious and often misunderstood part known as the darknet market. Although it has garnered…

US sanctions crypto exchange over ransomware ties

Washington has announced sanctions against a cryptocurrency exchange it says has worked with ransomware attackers The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on cryptocurrency exchange SUEX for its ties to ransomware extortionists, as Washington seeks to crack down on a sharp rise in digital crime attacks. The move marks the first US sanctions against a virtual…

Darknet crypto kingpin JokerStash retires after illicit $1 billion…

By Tom Wilson LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) – The kingpin or kingpins of the world’s biggest illicit credit card marketplace have retired after making an estimated fortune of over $1 billion in cryptocurrency, according to research by blockchain analysis firm Elliptic shared with Reuters. The “Joker’s Stash” marketplace, where stolen credit cards and identity data…

5 Secret Belongings you Didn’t Learn about Darkmarkets

In recent years, the internet has played host to an illicit underworld known as the darknet, where all kinds of illegal activities thrive. At the heart of this shady realm are darknet markets, which serve as online platforms for buying and selling illicit goods and services. These hidden marketplaces operate on encrypted networks, making it…